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Baden-Powell, Agnes

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Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1945 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: English
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1858 - Agnes Baden-Powell was born 16th 0f December.

 

Agnes likes to be musician, playing the organ, piano and violin. Agnes has much interest in life including natural history and astronomy, and kept bees at her home.

 

1910 - Agnes Girl Guides reaches 6,000 young girls registered.

 

1912 - Brought about the formation of the 1st Lone Company and was the de facto President of the Girl Guide Movement. Also in this year Agnes and Robert collaborated on The Handbook for Girl Guides.

 

1915 - The first recognition was given to Girl Guides, and Agnes was made the actual President at the same time.

 

1920 - Resigned from the Presidency in favour of Princess Mary, who was also a keen supporter of the Girl Guides.

 

1945 - Continued in her role as Vice-President until her death on the 2nd of June.

 

 

 

 

 


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